bathing beauty

[ bey-thing ]
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noun
  1. an attractive woman in a bathing suit, especially an entrant in a beauty contest.

Origin of bathing beauty

1
First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for bathing beauty

bathing beauty

/ (ˈbeɪðɪŋ) /


noun
  1. an attractive girl in a swimming costume: Also called (old-fashioned): bathing belle

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